65.4 F
Ocala
Saturday, March 28, 2020
  • COVID-19 Data Surveillance Tracker
  • Obituaries
More
    Home News Local News

    Local News

    Ocala Post – Ocala news in Marion County and surrounding areas. Uncut, online, all the time.

    shooting, ocala-news, ocala post, shores shooting

    Teen who shot another teen in the face over marijuana, arrested

    Authorities have arrested 19-year-old Dandre M. Fields, in the 2200 block of Northeast 78th Street. Fields is accused of shooting a 17-year-old boy in the...
    ocala-news, ocala post, marion county news, health

    DOH Marion County COVID-19 update

    OCALA, Fla.— The Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) has continued heavy activities this week as part of its response to the...
    coast dental, ocala news, ocala post, covid-19

    Coast Dental delivers an upsetting blow to employees over PTO

    Special to Ocala Post Employees with Coast Dental say they could not believe their eyes when they received an email from Human Resources this week...
    ocala news, marion county news, ocala post, drug dealer

    Drug dealer with fitting name of Cartel arrested during traffic stop

    While patrolling the area of SW 60th Ave, an Ocala police officer saw a Dodge Durango swerving and crossing over the yellow line multiple...
    prostitution, ocala, marion county news

    Local prostitute told undercover officer, no butt

    Ocala, Florida -- On April 22, 2014, the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) conducted a "Prostitution" operation throughout Marion County, Florida. At approximately 4...
    covid-19, marion county, ocala news, ocala post

    March 20, COVID-19 update – Marion County, complete updated report for Florida

    Last updated on March 20, at 7:15 p.m. The DOH reported that Marion County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. More information to follow. Original article TALLAHASSEE...
    Ocala news, Ocala Post, i-75 crash

    All I-75 southbound lanes are blocked after semi hit car head-on

    UPDATE: At 5:27 p.m, FHP announced that they were in the final stages of cleanup and all southbound lanes have reopened . The Florida Highway...
    shooting, ocala news, ocala post

    911 Dispatcher heard screams in background, one man dead

    Marion County -- At approximately 10:30 p.m., Friday, a 911 dispatcher took a call in which she could hear screaming in the background. When investigators...
    drug dealers, drug raid, drug house, ocala news, ocala post

    Drug raid yields four arrests

    Ocala -- Four drug dealers were arrested following tips that led to a drug raid at 950 NW Martin Luther King Ave, Ocala. The home...
    ocala-news, ocala post, animal cruelty

    12-year-old arrested for aggravated animal cruelty

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 12-year-old boy after he tied a dog to a tree and tortured it. Christopher Alveraz-Murillo has been...
    prostitution, ocala news, marion county news, ocala post

    Woman agreed to anal and oral sex for purchase of antibiotics

    Recently, the Ocala Police Department conducted a recorded undercover prostitution operation in a three-block radius of South Pine Avenue, Ocala. In one incident, an undercover...
    market of marion, ocala news, ocala post

    Update on The Market of Marion flea market

    The Market of Marion flea market, following a recent fire, has passed all of their inspections. The Market will re-open for business on Saturday, September...
    ocala-news, ocala post, serios crash

    Seven juveniles charged with felonies following near deadly crash

    On Monday, Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to a serious crash where some of the occupants had been ejected. The accident happened in the 6100...
    Qualesha Williams, ocala news, ocala post, bleach, corrections officer

    Corrections officer arrested, attempted to poison inmate

    A corrections officer arrested Saturday at Lowell Correctional Institution accused of trying to poison an inmate has been identified as Qualesha Quayshaun Williams, 28,...
    school bus crash, ocala news, ocala post

    Driver dead after slamming into the rear of a school bus

    A driver is dead after slamming into the rear end of a school bus early Monday morning. The driver has been identified as 72-year-old Gail...
    murder, hitman, ocala news, ocala post,

    Man wanted five people killed, fed to pigs

    A 76-year-old Marion County man, identified as Gary Bangstad, who was incarcerated at the Marion County Jail, offered another inmate $4,000 and a car...
    ocala-news, ocala post, rape, knife-point

    Ocala mother raped, robbed at knife-point

    Ocala, Florida -- A suspect who held a mother at knife-point and then raped her is on the run. The Ocala Police Department is trying...
    fatal crash, umatilla, ocala post

    I-75 fatal crash involving semi and passenger car at MM 368

    This story was updated. You can read it here. Approximately 15-minutes after southbound lanes reopened following a vehicle crash involving a semi, a second A...
    drug arrest, felons, traffic stop, toxic, meth

    Felons arrested following traffic stop, multiple charges

    Three felons were arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop in Marion County. According to reports, the driver was stopped because of an expired tag. The driver,...
    faces of meth, drugs, ocala news, ocala post

    X-ray revealed drugs in woman’s vagina

    Two people were arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail on Halloween following an October 30, pursuit. The two suspects, Andrew William Wiggins, 20,...